Tennis & Golf

Lot 1167:
Lot 1167
James Lillywhite's Cricketers Annual 1872-1900. Complete full run of the Annual. All copies with original red boards, all bound in burgundy cloth boards with titles in gilt to spines. All photographs present from the 1876 edition as issued. The majority of original boards in good/very good condition, odd editions with some staining, marks and wear. The 1874 with one page (47) with small loss, the 1897 edition with one page detached, some browning to pages of odd later edition. Generally good/very good condition. Twenty nine volumes in total
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £850
Lot 1168:
Lot 1168
'Cricket Chat 1884 to 1889'. Published by the 'Cricket Office'. 1st to 6th editions. All with original wrappers, bound in brown boards with titles in gilt to front board. The 1884 with wear and small loss to original wrappers, the 1885 with minor corner loss to wrappers, the 1886 with good front wrapper and poor rear wrapper, the 1887, 1888 and 1889 editions with some wear and loss to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £190
'Cricket Chat' was published from 1884-1892, 1914
Lot 1169:
Lot 1169
Ayres' Cricket Companion 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909 & 1910. 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th year of issue. Edited by W.R. Weir. Original decorative wrappers. Some breaking to the spine block of the 1905 edition, some wear and staining to some boards otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Ayres' Cricket Companion was published from 1902-1932
Lot 1170:
Lot 1170
Ayres' Cricket Companion 1911 to 1915. 10th-14th year of issue. Edited by W.R. Weir. Original decorative wrappers. Some breaking to the spine block of the 1911 edition, wear to the front internal hinge of the 1912 edition, some wear and staining to some boards otherwise in generally good+ condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1171:
Lot 1171
Ayres' Cricket Companion 1916 to 1919. 15th-18th year of issue. Edited by W.R. Weir. Original decorative wrappers. Name of ownership handwritten to the title page of the first three editions, some wear and staining to some boards otherwise in generally good/very good condition. War-time editions. Qty 4
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1172:
Lot 1172
Ayres' Cricket Companion 1920 to 1932. 19th-31st (final) year of issue. Edited by W.R. Weir, J.N. Pentelow and J. Slee. Original decorative wrappers. Some minor wear and staining to some boards, odd further minor faults otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Qty 13
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1173:
Lot 1173
'Arthur Haygarth Reconsidered'. Irving Rosenwater. Newnham, Gloucestershire 1997. Limited edition number 38 of one hundred numbered copies produced, of which ninety are for sale, signed by the author and Christopher Saunders. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1174:
Lot 1174
'John Lawrence's Handbook of Cricket in Ireland'. 1866-1867. Second issue. Compiled and edited by J.T. Hurford. Lawrence, Dublin. Bound in green boards, lacking original wrappers, titles in gilt to spine. Slight loss to the corner of the title page and slight loss to final page, some rounding to outer page edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
The handbook was published annually from 1865, the last volume published in 1882 covering both 1881 and 1882 seasons
Lot 1175:
Lot 1175
'Annals of Cricket. A Record of the game compiled from authentic scores, and my own experiences during the last twenty-three years'. W.W. Read. London 1896. Original quarter vellum over dark green boards, gilt title to spine. Contents on hand-made paper, rough edges. Top edge gilt. This is number 20 and an unsigned copy of the limited de luxe edition, limited to 250 copies. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Many copies of the limited edition were not signed by Read. Walter William Read played eighteen matches for England and was considered one of the best batsmen of the 1880s
Lot 1176:
Lot 1176
'The Young Cricketer's Tutor; comprising full directions for playing the elegant and manly game of Cricket; with a complete version of its laws and regulations'. John Nyren. Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. London. Effingham Wilson 1833. 126pp. First edition. Engraved frontispiece of Lord's Cricket Ground. Original green boards with printed paper label to centre. Old paper tape reinforcement to internal hinges at front and rear, some soiling to page extremities and page block edge, wear to boards, label soiled otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Lot 1177:
Lot 1177
'Last Over'. E.W. Swanton and David Rayvern Allen. Richard Cohen Books, London, 1996. Limited edition quarter leather bound copy with gilt to all edges by Boundary Books. Limited edition no 28/90, signed by Swanton and Rayvern Allen. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55

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